John Shane Taylor

October 10, 1983 - July 18, 2022

Galena, KS: John Shane Taylor, age 38 of Galena passed away peacefully at 9:15 AM on Monday, July 18, 2022 in his own home.
Shane was born in Atlanta, GA on October 10, 1983 to John Taylor and Tina Stokley. He was a groundworker at Republic Services and loved spending time with his best friend, Irene McKnight. He loved listening to country music, going fishing, and playing with his dog, Turkey. He had lived around the U.S., including New Jersey, Griffon and Locust Grove, GA, Columbus, Galena, Kansas City, and Pittsburg, KS. Shane also enjoyed watching movies and discussing politics with others. He found much joy in collecting hats, and comparing Walmart stores with each other throughout his travels.
Mr. Taylor has been entrusted to Derfelt Funeral Home of Galena for cremation. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be expressed at